Kenyan Human Rights Activist Pinpoints Reforms to Resolve Crisis – Feb 08

Kenyan Human Rights Activist Pinpoints Reforms to Resolve Crisis

Pambazuka News

2008-02-12

L. Muthoni Wanyeki

L. Muthoni Wanyeki, executive director of the Kenya Human Rights Commission, recently spoke to AllAfrica.com about a wide range of aspects of the crisis that erupted over Kenya’s disputed presidential election.

On the elections:

The position of my organization, and the coalition we’ve been working in, has been that the anomalies, malpractices, and illegalities witnessed with respect to the counting and tallying of the presidential vote were substantial enough to alter the outcomes… You have to understand that Kibaki may not be in office legitimately or legally.

On forms of violence:

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